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THQ CEO Brian Farrell has revealed that the company plans to only release one or two hardcore titles as part of its "significant business realignment." According to Gamespot, Farrell stated at a recent conference that the new model would cut the publisher's previous development expectations in hal...

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November 13, 2008 at 4:43PM
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No, it's not a new game title. It's the real-life struggle of THQ, which made word of internal studio closings and significant layoffs official today, as it reported losses of $115.3 million in its fiscal Q2. In total, five studios will be shuttered and 250 employees released (approximately 17 perc...

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THQ's "internal problems" popped up again as Exec. VP of Worldwide Studios Jack Sorensen has quit the company. Sorensen's role will now be played by three different executives promoted from within the company. The company's president, Brian Farrell, believes this will make "a more efficient manage...

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Not a new complaint, this one. Previously, both analysts and developers have suggested that Nintendo's first-party software is too strong to compete with, and now THQ has joined in on the despairing. At a Q4 earnings call with investors, President and CEO Brian Farrell has admitted that THQ's kids...

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THQ isn't afraid to make acquisitions, but the company's CEO says it can grow without buying other companies. CEO Brian Farrell tells Reuters that there are other opportunities in the market due to the Activision/Vivendi and (proposed) EA/Take-Two mergers. He says THQ is at a point now where it ca...

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Since the last game in the franchise was released in the terrifying time before Joystiq (2003!), you were probably too busy fending off saber-tooth tiger attacks to bother acquainting yourself with THQ's sci-fi first-person shooter, Red Faction. The series drew much attention to its use of "GeoMod...

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